Episode 10
Little Haiti

Mickela gets transported to Haiti in the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn with drum lessons, dance classes, and local shops.


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Djoniba Dance and Drum Centre
126 E 13th Street
New York, NY 10003
A dance and drum centre that was founded by drummer, dancer, and choreographer, Djoniba Mouflet.  DDDC provides classes for the community, giving people the chance to work out and have fun while dancing to live drums.

Ase Dance Theatre Collective
A professional, neo-folkloric dance ensemble that performs Dance Theatre form the African Diaspora.

Dja-Ra Ra
Haitian Ra Ra band in Brooklyn that performs a mix of Carnival and grassroots protest music.

La Caye Restaurant
35 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
La Caye is a restaurant that serves authentic Haitian cuisine with outdoor dining and live music.

La Troupe Makandal
FREE Classes at La Difference Auto School
836 Rogers Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11226
La Troupe Makandal evokes the power of traditional Afro-Haitian music and dance to represent the history and culture of Haiti and New York’s Haitian community in theaters and educational establishments, and to archive these cultural treasures for posterity.  They offer FREE Haitian drumming and dance classes every Sunday a La Difference Auto School.


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